1.016 - Security configuration tools or equivalent processes must be used to configure and maintain platforms for security compliance.
Security configuration tools such as Group Policies and Security Templates allow system administrators to consolidate security-related system settings into a single configuration file. These settings can then be applied consistently to any number of Windows systems. NOTE: Nessus has not performed this check. Please review the benchmark to ensure target compliance.
Implement a process using security configuration tools or the equivalent to configure Windows systems to meet security requirements.